Jun 21, 2016 · According to this source, 50% of American adults can't read an 8th grade book. Since the 50th percentile of American IQ is average IQ; about 100 (U.S. norms; 97 U.S. white norms), then on the IQ scale, 8th grade reading level = IQ 100 (97 on U.S.white norms). More than 20% of U.S. adults .
The important theme of this post is simply that lower reading level is a higher ideal. Even though some terrible books will inevitably be written at a low reading level. It’s not causation, is what I’m saying. Of course, just because your writing is at a fourth-grade level doesn’t mean your .
Young Adult; More Genres; Shelves > 8th Grade Reading > Popular 8th Grade Reading Books Showing 1-50 of 544 Out of the Dust (Paperback) by. Karen Hesse (shelved 10 times as 8th-grade-reading) avg rating 3.75 — 64,648 ratings — published 1997 Want to Read saving Want to Read.
These worksheets shouldn’t really be used to evaluate a student’s reading level. Rather, they should be used with students whose reading levels are known. If you know that a student is reading at a 6th-10th grade level, these 8th grade worksheets are probably appropriate for him or her.